Fort Collins: Consultants Offer Affordable Housing Recommendations

Economic & Planning Systems (EPS) has released a housing affordability policy study for the City of Fort Collins Social Sustainability Department.  EPS says that the problems facing the City are “modest” at this point, noting that households with an income under $25,000 are struggling to find affordable housing. Ideas suggested by EPS are also relativelyContinue reading “Fort Collins: Consultants Offer Affordable Housing Recommendations”

Fort Collins Mason Corridor Poll

The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS received a NAR smart growth grant to poll City residents’ opinions on the Mason Corridor project. The Mason Corridor is a five mile north-south byway within the city of Fort Collins which extends from Cherry Street on the north to south of Harmony Road. The corridor is centered alongContinue reading “Fort Collins Mason Corridor Poll”

Fort Collins to Consider Inclusionary Zoning

Can inclusionary zoning work in Fort Collins as a mechanism to create affordable housing? The issue first became a concern when affordable housing was added to the development agreement for the Foothills Mall redevelopment project. Now the City has added the topic of an “inclusion housing ordinance” to its May 27 work session. It’s notContinue reading “Fort Collins to Consider Inclusionary Zoning”